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  • Nellis pararescuemen gain real-life trauma training

    This year, the Las Vegas University Medical Center Trauma Center and the Nellis 58th Rescue Squadron located at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., teamed up to train Nellis' combat pararescue specialists. Every week since early January 2007, at least two Nellis pararescuemen work side-by-side with nurses and doctors at the UMC Trauma Center, the only
  • 563rd RQG pararescuemen help save teen

    Pararescue Airmen assigned to the 563rd Rescue Group, Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., saved a local teenager after a hiking accident March 30 in an Arizona canyon. A loosened boulder struck two of four Sabino High School students who were hiking together March 28 in Soldier Canyon. One teen went for help while another teen stayed with the two
  • Moody assets, crew assist in locating downed aircraft

    An HC-130P assigned to the 71st Rescue Squadron here aided authorities in locating a downed aircraft in Clinch County,Ga., April 4. The crew was on a routine training mission when Jacksonville, Fla., air traffic control asked for aerial assistance in locating the small aircraft. The crew orbited the area around the downed plane until authorities
  • Fit to Fight

    La Tonya Forbes Unit: 23rd Maintenance Operations Squadron Fitness score: 94.5 Describe your average week's workout: I perform 45 minutes of cardiovascular exercise five to six days a week. I also perform weight training five times a week. What motivates you to stay so fit: I am motivated to stay fit because during all three of my pregnancies I
  • Warrior of the Week

    Airman 1st Class Marcy Katzler Job: 723rd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron personnel apprentice Hometown: Fairview Heights, Ill. Hobbies: Traveling, Movies, Music How does your job impact the mission: Our mission here in the commander support staff is to provide customer assistance and guidance to members and manage many programs within our squadron.
  • Moody athlete joins AF Cycling Team

    A Moody sergeant was recently selected to represent the Air Force in a seven-day, 500-mile trip across Iowa with nothing but a bicycle and some camping gear. Tech. Sgt. Mark Naglack, 723rd Maintenance Squadron, recently earned a spot on the Air Force Cycling Team which brings opportunities to participate in yearly events performing a sport he's
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  • Warrior of the Week

    Senior Airman Ricky LaytonJob: 23rd Civil Engineer Squadron geobase technicianHometown: Houston How does your job impact the mission: In the geospatial information office we maintain more than 200 datasets for the base. This helps ensure the customers are getting the most current data. We also help with on-base construction projects. What is your
  • Fit to Fight

    Master Sgt. Brian Hawthorne Unit: 23rd Communications Squadron Fitness score: 100Describe your average week's workout: I run three miles per day five days a week, and I always include push-ups and sit-ups into my workout. What motivates you to stay so fit: Fitness feeds my competitive spirit and helps me maintain my adventurous lifestyle. It also
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